Work Item
ASTM WK81093

Revision of F3059-18 Standard Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Gratings Used in Marine Construction and Shipbuilding


The purpose of the work item is to address the industry feedbacks the US Coast Guard received regarding the inconsistent test results conducted by different laboratories following the Wheel Loading and Impact Resistance Tests described in ASTM F3059. The inconsistency of the test results is likely due to different interpretations of the test procedure, test apparatus construction, as well as a pass/fail criteria that is based on only visual observations.


Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03

Committee: F25

Staff Manager: David Lee

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 02-24-2022

Technical Contact: Pock Utiskul

Item: 000